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On the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there.

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Anatomy of a Bowl

04-18-2014 04:29 PM by Wildwood

I am self taught wood turner and learn a lot from books, videos, lectures. O...

4 04-28-2014 11:02 AM
View kmetzger's profile

Spin top question

04-27-2014 01:52 PM by kmetzger

Does anyone know how this spin top was created? Looks like some sort of segme...

5 04-28-2014 04:55 AM
View zinghead's profile

Expanding the swing capacity of my old Delta lathe

04-25-2014 07:32 PM by zinghead

this is my first post so be kind! I inherited an old Delta woodturning lathe...

9 04-26-2014 03:32 AM
View MikeinSC's profile

CA pen finish cracking

04-18-2014 10:56 PM by MikeinSC

I am certain this has been covered more than a few times but my search result...

4 04-25-2014 09:47 PM
View Marcus's profile

Need some ideas for toys to make on the lathe

04-22-2014 01:25 PM by Marcus

I need a bit of creative help from all of you other wood turners out there. ...

15 04-25-2014 01:45 PM
View Charlie123's profile

Old Atlas Lathe, Good Buy?

04-19-2014 04:54 AM by Charlie123

There is an old Atlas lathe on Craigslist for about 200$. I Does anyone know ...

8 04-24-2014 09:37 PM
View groland's profile

Where should I start with tools and info?

04-17-2014 06:24 PM by groland

I am about to acquire a wood lathe, a used JET JWL 1236. I have never done an...

23 04-22-2014 10:15 AM
View ToddJB's profile

Turners - What Grinding Wheels do you use?

04-17-2014 09:01 PM by ToddJB

I have an 8” slow speed grinder and I am wanting to buy a grinding ston...

15 04-21-2014 01:12 PM
View kmetzger's profile

Wine stopper question

04-20-2014 07:00 PM by kmetzger

I’m going to introduce wine stoppers to kids at the woodworking school ...

3 04-21-2014 11:36 AM
View Split's profile

What is a pen blank where wood is mixed with acrylic called?

04-20-2014 11:24 PM by Split

I have been looking around and I have seen some pen blanks that are burl cut ...

2 04-21-2014 01:52 AM
View JKMDETAIL's profile

What to do Now

04-19-2014 12:43 PM by JKMDETAIL

Had a good start on the weekend. Got the shop cleaned up a bit and decided th...

6 04-20-2014 12:56 AM
View Charlie123's profile

Good Buy? Jet 12" X 20" Lathe, Model JWL-1220

04-19-2014 05:01 PM by Charlie123

There is a place in Libertyville that’s selling the Jet 12” X 20&...

2 04-19-2014 08:38 PM
View mileskimball's profile

Essential books and videos on woodturning

04-19-2014 03:03 PM by mileskimball

What would you say are the top three essential books on woodturning every tur...

2 04-19-2014 06:02 PM
View Rick M.'s profile

Your lathe dust collection ...

04-15-2014 05:12 AM by Rick M.

Since getting a dust collector I’ve been tying the hose to the tool res...

12 04-19-2014 05:49 PM
View fredito's profile

Lathe question...

04-16-2014 08:22 PM by fredito

I am looking at getting into wood turning and have some questions about lathe...

8 04-18-2014 05:28 PM
View Mark Smith's profile

Question on how much glueing you can do on a table leg.

04-18-2014 12:45 AM by Mark Smith

I have a customer that wants some legs for a kitchen island that are going to...

11 04-18-2014 04:36 PM
View WorksInTheory's profile

Any one familiar with Foremost Lathe?

04-17-2014 04:12 AM by WorksInTheory

Hi, interested in woodturning. Not sure what I need but came across a chance...

9 04-18-2014 01:03 PM
View bcramer's profile

I was warned

04-16-2014 08:01 PM by bcramer

I posted a few weeks back asking for suggestions on getting a lathe for turni...

7 04-17-2014 06:15 PM
View jasont's profile

truing up some turning blanks. need some advice

04-15-2014 01:39 AM by jasont

Hey I recently got some wood for free from a friend but they are not compl...

5 04-15-2014 04:56 PM
View Split's profile

How to keep ca glue bottle top from sticking?

04-12-2014 06:51 AM by Split

I know this sounds stupid however I finish all my turnings with ca glue and e...

8 04-15-2014 06:33 AM

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